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Geosynthetica.net is a website that is also a newsletter and a great source of information on geosynthetics.  Here is their latest announcement that may be of interest to all who deal with geosynthetics in mining: (more…)

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I have posted more than 1,800 postings on this blog. If that were made into a book it would be a thick book.  Would anybody have the courage to turn these postings [edited] into a book?   Would anybody have the patience to read all these musings? (more…)

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If you read this blog, you will know that in the past four or so years, I have visited the Marlin and Escobal Mines in Guatemala many times.   (Do a search with these key words in the box at top-right to get all I have written about these visits.) (more…)

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Brief news reports and an announcement by Tahoe Resources indicate that three were killed in an attack on the Escobal Mine in Guatemala.  The local Spanish-language newspaper, El Metropolitano,  has a front-page headline  “Terrorism in San Rafael Las Flores.”  San Rafael Las Flores is the local town where most locals working on the mine live. (more…)

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MineWeb reports that workers have left the copper mine in Afghanistan being developed by the Chinese because of fears of Taliban attacks.  It appears that the Taliban has target the mine, stating that they do not believe the people will benefit from the mine and that profits will be siphoned off by the Afgan elite and the Chinese. (more…)

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Totalmining at this link has a new e-book that you can download on the 9 Most Controversial Mining Companies.  Here is the list: (more…)

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Most mines have a place where the miners eat.  Let us celebrate the cooks at these places by telling of the many fine meals we have enjoyed in these mining canteens. In celebrating cooks at mining canteens, I also seek to describe a job in mining that most do not write about.  If you like cooking, then maybe a job at a mine canteen is for you. (more…)

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